Re: Konqueror problems with Arial font
On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 01:23:25PM +0000, Nick Leverton wrote:
> I'm running Ralf's ktown KDE3.1 under Debian Testing, and I have a problem
> with web pages which explicitly specify "arial" as the font. The problem
> is that ordinary text displays fixed at some default size, yet bold text
> displays at the correct size. http://www.leverton.org/test.html shows
> it up. Arial, as far as I know, is the version from msttcorefonts
> (though I do have Abiword installed).
> I also find that extended characters are displayed wrongly, for instance
> copyright (©) is displayed as the Spanish upside-down-questionmark
> and most accented characters come up as something else entirely.
> All used to be fine in KDE2.2.2. Other fonts than Arial appear fine.
> If I show the same pages in Mozilla (v1.0.0) then it displays fine. So I
> guess the problem may be in khtml's rendering in KDE3.1 ? Especially
> sinze Quanta also exhibits the same problem. Can anyone else reproduce
> this ?
I've put up a test page at http://www.leverton.org/test.html which
demonstrates (with screenshots) the problem. I'd be grateful if a few
people could find time to look at it and see whether they also get the
incorrect rendering of Arial under Konq 3.1 on Testing.